Buyer III


We have an urgent opening with our direct client . please let me know if you would be available and interested in the below position.

Buyer / Planner
Jacksonville Florida
6+ Months


SAP experience is a requirement. 

Essential Responsibilities : 
In the role of Buyer / Planner, you will: 
• Interface with production, sales, planning, engineering, quality, sourcing, and suppliers in order to purchase materials to meet production demand 
• Be responsible for placing daily and accurate purchase orders, timely and accurate purchase order acknowledgements, and timely delivery of materials, procurement follow up and expediting management 
• Be responsible for timely invoice dispute resolution, material discrepancy resolution, vendor returns, inventory turns, expediting, scheduling / rescheduling purchase orders to reflect demand changes 
• Be responsible supplier communication, including but not limited to supplier open order reviews, RMA resolution, etc. 
• Evaluate and drive resolution on all manufacturing material quality and supply issues 
• Work cross functional with other departments to meet short / long term goals of the business 
• Be responsible for assigned commodities to meet the requirements of the business 
• Perform some or all the required functions from initiation of intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of material or service 
• Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, together with the effective utilization of available expertise from supporting organizations; execute purchase contracts requirements with sound purchasing practices and applicable company and government regulations 
• Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, and stimulate competition 

Desired Characteristics : 
• Experience utilizing planning systems 
• Experience in purchasing, production control or planning, supervision, sourcing and/or material control environment 
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities 
• Ability to work effectively in all environments 
• Strong analytical and organizational skills 
• Six Sigma training or equivalent Quality Training 
• Demonstrated oral and written communication skills 
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills 
• Ability to work independently, identify and drive process improvement projects

Thanks and Regards,
Swapnil Sawant
APN Software Services, Inc (
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560
Phone: 510-402-1080 / Fax 510-623-5055 
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